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Topics: Decoration and ornament, Art objects
Letterform Archive
by Ross F. George
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A high-resolution sampler of alphabets and book covers by Ross F. George, inventor of the Speedball pen and principal author of the Speedball textbooks.  From the collection of Letterform Archive . To schedule a visit, please click here . 
Topics: hand lettering, calligraphy, lettering, textbook, art, design
Community Texts
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Speedball 10th edition textbook
Topics: Speedball, George F. Ross
Consists of illustrations with descriptive titles in French
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Topic: Decoration and ornament, Architectural
Ohio State University Library
by Dolmetsch, H
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With 1500 examples; 100 color plates; 75 chromolithographs. From the Brittle Books digitization program at the Ohio State University Libraries. OSU Libraries would like to thank the University of California at Berkeley Library for the loan of replacement pages missing from our own copy of this book.
Topic: Decoration and ornament
"Working bibliography of decorative textiles": p. 438-[447]
Topics: Textile fabrics, Textile design, Lace and lace making, Embroidery, Wallpaper, Leatherwork, Interior...
Smithsonian Libraries
by Johnston, Edward, 1872-1944
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Topics: Lettering, Illumination of books and manuscripts
Getty Research Institute
by Gurlitt, Cornelius, 1850-1938
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Includes indexes
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Topics: Architecture, Baroque, Architecture, Rococo, Architecture
Getty Research Institute
by Gurlitt, Cornelius, 1850-1938
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Includes bibliographical references
Topics: Architecture, Baroque, Architecture, Rococo, Architecture
Prelinger Archives
by Creative Visual Media
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Skeletal Entry
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Prelinger Archives
by California Department of Water Resources
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Live action and puppet animation about california forests
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Prelinger Archives
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Prelinger Archives
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No sound. Shoppers browsing Ice cream in grocery store, man taking survey/interviewing shoppers about best ice-cream for Sealtest
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Prelinger Archives
by Colburn (John) Associates
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Prelinger Archives
by Colburn (John) Associates
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Prelinger Archives
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roll 1: "a film report on the highlights of the 5th International Fashion Flight in Stockholm - Moscow - Copenhagen" Men ascending stairway to airplane, shot from above Stockholm street scene Various boring runway scenes with adult models wearing conventional outfits View out airplane window over country dachas as airplane lands in Moscow Views out front of bus window as bus drives from airport VS streets out of window Runby modern socialist apartment block VS Moscow University tower...
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Prelinger Archives
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to come
Topic: to come
Prelinger Archives
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to come
Topic: to come
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Pittsburgh Plate Glass Co.
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31 p., illus., 22 x 28 cm, trade literature
Topics: painting and coating, Division 09, finishes, interior decoration, paint
The Bill Sprague Classic Film Collection
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A collection of films, television and other visual media collected by Bill Sprague and others.
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Topics: Alhambra (Granada, Spain), Architecture, Islamic, Decoration and ornament, Arabic
Boston Public Library
by Dresser, Christopher
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( 1 reviews )
Topics: Architecture -- Japan, Art, Japanese, Decorative arts -- Japan, Japan -- Description and travel
Getty Research Institute
by Day, Lewis F. (Lewis Foreman), 1845-1910, author
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3 volumes in 1 : 19 cm
Topics: Decoration and ornament, Decoration and ornament
At head of title: Arte francés moderno aplicado
Topics: Design, Decoration and ornament
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Color t.p
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Sterling and Francine Clark Art Institute Library
by Briggs & Co; Greenaway, Kate, 1846-1901. Village scenes
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Color title page
Topics: Embroidery, Design
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Sissons Brothers & Co.
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16 p. : col. ill. ; 23 cm., trade catalog
Topics: paint, Division 09, interior decoration, Art Deco
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Robert W Irwin Company
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[14] p., ill. 18 x 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: furniture, Division 12, interior decoration
Building Technology Heritage Library
by Jerit Supply Co.
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10 p., illus., 28 cm, trade catalog
Topics: room divider, Division 12, furnishing, custom residential furniture, interior decoration
University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
by Demidov, Anatolii Nikolaevich, principe de San Donato, 1813-1870; Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana, Antonio, conte, 1843-1913, former owner. IU-R; Palazzo San Donato (Florence, Italy); Gaucherel, Léon, 1816-1886
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University of Illinois Library bookplate: "From the library of Conte Antonio Cavagna Sangiuliani di Gualdana Lazelada di Bereguardo, purchased 1921"
Topics: Palazzo San Donato (Florence, Italy), Art, Paintings, Reproductions of
Getty Research Institute
by Moncornet, Balthasar, ca. 1600-1668
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Original illustrated title page (plate 1) reads: Livre novveav de toutes sortes d'ouurages d'orfeuries, receuillies des meilleurs ouuriers de ce temps, et se vendent chez Iean Moncornet ..
Topics: Goldwork, Engraving (Metal-work), Decoration and ornament, Renaissance
Engraved t.p
Topics: Manwaring, Robert, Johnson, Thomas, 1714-1778?, Mayhew, John, 1736-1811, Ince, William, d. 1804,...
Prelinger Archives
by Unknown
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How the Ironrite automatic ironing machine makes the life of the housewife much easier.
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Topics: Home economics: Laundry, Occupations: Housework, Appliances: Sales
Prelinger Archives
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Beer promotional film. "Sparkling, golden, pure, refreshing, a beverage as old as history."
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Topic: need keyword
Prelinger Archives
by Simmel-Meservey
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Experiences of two couples on a double date at the Junior Prom.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Etiquette, Dance and dancing
Prelinger Archives
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Prelinger Archives
by Technicolor Corporation
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Film promoting use of Technicolor process to industrial film producers.
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Topics: Motion pictures: History, Motion pictures: Production, Motion pictures: Industrial
Prelinger Archives
by Hartley Productions
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Home-sewed clothes as high fashion.
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Topics: Sewing, Fashion
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Synthetic fabrics plus electric laundry equipment make washday a pleasure. Host: Jeffrey Lynn.
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Topics: Materials: Synthetics, Home economics, Appliances: Sales
Prelinger Archives
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Three short dramatic, open-ended situations designed to provoke discussion in alcohol education programs. Includes "The Party," in which a new boy wants to make friends and offers his house for a party while his parents are away; "The Mother," in which an intoxicated mother picks up her daughter and a friend at a shopping mall and then embarrasses the daughter in front of a boy; and "The Ride," in which younger students are offered drinks by older friends and then...
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Topics: Substance abuse: Alcohol, Teenagers: 1970s, Substance abuse: Drugs
Prelinger Archives
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Prelinger Archives
by Fairbanks (Jerry) Productions
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Delightful musical made to promote color telephones as a decorator accessory in the home.
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Topics: Communication: Telephone, Consumerism, Houses and homes
Prelinger Archives
by On Film, Inc.
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Remarkable, surreal industrial film promoting "Atarax," a tranquilizer, and asserting how "ataraxic medicines" can help us all to achieve the relaxed state we long for. Created by Coni Johnston, Mel London, Joseph Cole, Bert Spielvogel, Tracy Ward (a pseudonym for Virginia Bell) and by Rune Hagman, Delores Phox, Jeanne Sharp, Dick Brophy, M. Opelle, Herb Hagens.
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Topics: Psychology, Pharmaceutical industry, Medicine: Psychiatry
Prelinger Archives
by Coronet Instructional Films
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Classic instructional film for teen daters, presented here in the rare (but incomplete) Kodachrome version.
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Topics: Social guidance, Social guidance: Dating, Gender roles
A/V Geeks
by Avis Films
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Shows how to use the open-end abacus. Discusses the history of the decimal number system and principles of its use, such as grouping in addition, regrouping in subtraction and comparison of number values. To license this film and get a higher quality version for broadcast/film purposes, contact A/V Geeks LLC.
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Topics: abacus, computation
Prelinger Archives
by U.S. Dept. of Agriculture, Motion Picture Service
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Inside the meat plants; work of USDA inspectors.
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Topic: Meat: Inspection
Prelinger Archives
by Calvin Company
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01:21:22 Scenes of monkey using typewriter VO: "The laws of probability plus chance indicate that if an infinite number of monkeys are given typewriters and allowed to peck away for an infinite time they will eventually produce all the world's great literature." 01:22:11 CU Movie camera lens (old school arriflex) 01:22:15 Nice CU Lenses moving on lens plate 01:24:02 Camera moves around film editing suite. Monkeys make movie.
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Prelinger Archives
by Davis (Sid) Productions
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Quirky social guidance film on the negative effects of gossip. (from PA-2323)
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Topics: Social guidance, Teenagers, Children
Prelinger Archives
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Compilation of TV commercials for Epic instant coffee.
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Prelinger Archives
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Teenagers c. 1970s wanting to leave home and boredom
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Prelinger Archives
by Ellis-Sawyer Productions
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botanicus
by Redouté, Pierre Joseph, 1759-1840.; Chapuis, Jean Baptiste.; Ernest Panckoucke.; Langois, Dr.; Bessin, R.; Victor, fl. ca. 1820-1850.
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Topics: 1833, Botany, France, Icones, Pictorial works
Prelinger Archives
by Murphy (Owen) Productions
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Informs viewer of the experimental advances in audiovisual communications techniques Bell Telephone Laboratories' researchers are experimenting with: computer graphics, synthesized speech, computer-made movies and music, and designing prototypical devices. 20:27:20:29 CU man working on 1980s computer screen tracing line with digital pen over graph on screen, sheet music above graph, audio track jumbled notes corresponding to music written on computer screen. 20:27:39:28 man holds pen to digital...
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Vintage Cartoons
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The Adventures Of Pinocchio 1978 ( English Version),enjoy,rare cartoon!!!.
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Topics: The Adventures Of Pinocchio 1978 ( English Version), jap dub cast cartoon bugv bunny comics...
Prelinger Archives
by New York Film and Videotape Communications, Inc.
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17:41:23:24 VS men and women working in an office. 17:43:05:23 CU older woman playing piano. 17:43:13:26 VS seniors eating in cafeteria; Pen Brook cartons of milk on table. 17:43:53:03 VS electrician working at work. 17:44:29:07 VS man in wheel chair and women held up by a walker talking; sign in background “A United Way Agency.” 17:45:33:15 Black teacher writes in chalk on green chalkboard long division equations; Black students at desks look at teacher writing on chalkboard; CU...
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Prelinger Archives
by Murphy (Owen) Productions
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Informs viewer of the experimental advances in audiovisual communications techniques Bell Telephone Laboratories' researchers are experimenting with: computer graphics, synthesized speech, computer-made movies and music, and designing prototypical devices. 20:27:20:29 CU man working on 1980s computer screen tracing line with digital pen over graph on screen, sheet music above graph, audio track jumbled notes corresponding to music written on computer screen. 20:27:39:28 man holds pen to digital...
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Prelinger Archives
by AT&T
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comment 1
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Prelinger Archives
by U.S. National Audiovisual Center
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Prelinger Archives
by mhfb
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About adolescence, with dramatizations of troubles teens face.
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Prelinger Archives
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22:01:45:13 1970s women in office working at keyboards on machines printing envelopes. 22:02:00:22 Moving camera behind women working at desks in large office. 22:02:26:02 CU spinning reel of magnetic tape. 22:03:53:24 Disembodied hand types on keyboard of 1970s computer; computer processing punch cards. 22:06:06:26 Disembodied hand types in numbers onto key pad listed on checks being sorted through with other hand. CU disembodied hand punching in numbers on keypad. 22:08:27:13 VS Rotating...
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Prelinger Archives
by Davis (Sid) Productions
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00:21:11:04 Great title sequence shot of suburban house from across street, audio track energetic 1970s rock music builds up to Ford Mustang speeding into frame, frame freezes and title credit “Wild At The Wheel” appears. 00:21:26:11 CU disembodied hands turn over bloody body of blonde boy with bloody face; CU 1970s police office with side burns; two paramedics lift body of young man on stretcher on side of hill, flipped car in ditch below. 00:22:04:15 CU police officer with 1970s...
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Wellcome Library
by Gardiner, Florence Mary
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Topics: Fashion, Clothing
Prelinger Archives
by Reed (Roland) Productions
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Fashions for sport and evening wear, all made from Bemberg rayon. Narration: Muriel Evans. Photography: William Steiner. Art Director: Alfred Pan(?). Sound Engineer: Walter Hicks. Production Manager: S.E. Harrison. With Dorothy Fa(?) (Carol); Francis Goodwin (Jane); Ruth Bra(?) (Alice); Ann Rountree (Gloria); Marjorie Hawthorne (Patsy); Bette Miller (Martha); Helen Dillard. Fashion Director: Tobe. In Technicolor.
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Topics: Fashion, Synthetics, Models
Prelinger Archives
by Handy (Jam) Organization
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Announcement film introducing the new 1966 Chevrolet models. Skeletal entry
( 1 reviews )
National Film Preservation Foundation
by Centron Productions
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Safety film for heavy equipment operators that was commissioned by the construction equipment manufacturer. Reminding workers to follow procedures and stay alert,  Shake Hands with Danger  features simulated accidents and a memorable title song. Note:  “Herk” Harvey directed the independent horror film  Carnival of Souls .
Topic: sponsored film
American Libraries
by Hooker, William Jackson, Sir, 1785-1865; Prain, D. (David), 1857-; Stapf, O. (Otto), 1857-; Royal Horticultural Society (Great Britain); Bentham-Moxon Trust; Royal Botanic Gardens, Kew; Stanley Smith Horticultural Trust
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Published: Bentham-Moxon Trust, Royal Botanical Gardens, Kew in association with Curwen Books, -1983
Topics: bub_upload, Botany, Plants, Ornamental, Botanical illustration, Plantkunde
Source: http://books.google.com/books?id=RXg4AQAAMAAJ&hl=&source=gbs_api
Project Gutenberg
by William Curtis
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Book from Project Gutenberg: The Botanical Magazine, Vol. 09
Topics: The Botanical Magazine, Plants -- Periodicals, Botanical illustration -- Periodicals, Plants,...
Source: https://www.gutenberg.org/ebooks/38382
Florida State University Libraries
by Florida State University
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The publication of yearbooks at Florida State University began in 1901 when West Florida Seminary published The Argo. Publication under that title continued through the transition to Florida State College with two more editions before it was halted when the school was renamed and repurposed as the Florida Female College in 1905. In 1909 the name of the school changed to Florida State College for Women, and one year later the institution published its first yearbook entitled, Flastacowo. After...
Topic: Yearbooks
Juvenile Historical Collection
by Grimm, Wilhelm, 1786-1859; André, R. (Richard), 1834-1907, ill; P. G., ill
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Frontispiece plate is copyright 1899; no other dates found
Topics: Fairy tales, Fairy tales, Folklore
Community Texts
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London, New York [etc.] Oxford U.P., 1969-
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Topics: A300, SPL
Smithsonian Libraries
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Trade literature
Topics: Milton Bradley Company, Games, Board games, Puzzles, Pictures, Maps, Toys, Blocks (Toys), Novelties
Getty Research Institute
by Rouyer, Eugène, 1827-1891; Guillaumot, Auguste Étienne; Roux, F; Sellier, Paul; Sellier, Henri
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Topics: Tuileries Palace (Paris, France), Decoration and ornament, Architectural, Interior decoration